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A World Cup final to decide the Ballon d'Or?

A World Cup final to decide the Ballon d'Or?

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was used for the first time in a World Cup final to award France a 38th-minute penalty which Antoine Griezmann scored to give them a 2-1 lead over Croatia on Sunday...

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England make five changes for final World Cup game

England make five changes for final World Cup game

They also finished fourth in 1990 and Southgate was pleased with the way his team handled the game. "But we have high motivation to perform, we have the chance to win a medal at a World Cup, which...

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Accusations fly as Ferrari take out Hamilton

Accusations fly as Ferrari take out Hamilton

Interesting tactics I would say from their side but we will do what we can to fight them in the next. "Incompetent, who Kimi? Who is he to judge what a driver is doing in the auto, I can accept it ...

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Lucas Torreira is exact midfielder Arsenal have been looking for

Lucas Torreira is exact midfielder Arsenal have been looking for

He played some of the best football of his career under Emery, and the 29-year-old would be a useful addition. Although he played at right-back occasionally under Emery's predecessor Arsene Wenger ...

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Update On The Spurs’ Plans For Kawhi Leonard

Update On The Spurs’ Plans For Kawhi Leonard

They paid an immediate price when Fernandinho nodded Eden Hazard's corner into his own net unpressured after 13 minutes. Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium celebrates after the Fifa World Cup 2018 q...

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Chinatown Market Trolls the NBA After LeBron Signs With Lakers

Chinatown Market Trolls the NBA After LeBron Signs With Lakers

The Lakers also agreed to a one-year, $12 million contract with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who is a quality player that can contribute on both ends of the court. James played a major role in recruiting...

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Young boys, coach found deep in Thai cave

Young boys, coach found deep in Thai cave

Soldiers and rescue workers work in Tham Luang cave complex, as an ongoing search for members of youth soccer team and their coach continues in the northern province of Chiang Rai , Thailand , on ...

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Belgium stuns Japan in added time

Belgium stuns Japan in added time

After a goalless first half we'd be lying if we said we had high hopes for an exciting game ahead but things took an unexpected turn. He placed his shot just past Thibaut Courtois' despairing glov...

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Japan milk 'fair play' system in wretched World Cup defeat to Poland

Japan milk 'fair play' system in wretched World Cup defeat to Poland

He said: "I know the Poland team is full of good players starting with Lewandowski". When Bednarek scored, Japan were facing elimination. But the Japanese still had more of the chances in the ...

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Lakers Have 'Inside Track' To Signing LeBron James

Lakers Have 'Inside Track' To Signing LeBron James

On its social media pages, the Spurs shared, "Happy Birthday, Kawhi #GoSpursGo". Leonard, meanwhile, is set to hit free agency next year, at which point there's no guarantee that he'll stay with the...

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Suarez inspires Uruguay to win Group A over Russian Federation

Suarez inspires Uruguay to win Group A over Russian Federation

Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 10th minute with a low free-kick and Denis Cheryshev deflected a Diego Laxalt shot into his own net (23) before Igor Smolnikov was sent off for a second ye...

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Maradona to Messi: 'I love you as always'

Maradona to Messi: 'I love you as always'

Nothing less than a win will do for Iceland against Croatia if they are to emulate their Euro 2016 success by making it to the knockout stage at their first World Cup , but it will be a tall orde...

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Leaky Spain count luck at topping group

Leaky Spain count luck at topping group

Portugal were left to rue the missed penalty by their most prolific scorer in the 53rd minute after Iran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand pulled off a heroic save to deny them a 2-0 lead. Portugal's ...

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Note spotted at training suggests Raheem Sterling could be dropped

Note spotted at training suggests Raheem Sterling could be dropped

England manager Gareth Southgate (right) with Harry Kane (left) during a training session in Russian Federation (pic: Owen Humphreys/PA Images). England's Harry Kane and Eric Dier are seen ...

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Neymar fit for Brazil after World Cup injury fears

Neymar fit for Brazil after World Cup injury fears

Only a handful of players could replicate those numbers, and none of them are in Brazil's squad. And for 90 minutes against Costa Rica , it was more of the same. Fans from Santa Catarina, in southe...

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Could Moe Wagner Be Headed to the Lakers?

Could Moe Wagner Be Headed to the Lakers?

According to reports, the Knicks are the preferred destination for Leonard's personal team of advisors and he would be a star in Madison Square Garden. Regardless of how the Lakers roster looks next...

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Conte to be sacked and replaced by Sarri

Conte to be sacked and replaced by Sarri

It will not come as a surprise to many with Sarri being strongly linked to the Chelsea role for many months. Giovanni Martusciello ― who he worked with at Empoli ― will be lured away from Inter Mi...

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Ronaldo earns Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco's hopes end

Ronaldo earns Portugal 1-0 win as Morocco's hopes end

The North African team , who lost to Iran in their opening match courtesy of a 95th-minute own goal, was even more threatening after the break. "Please keep Pepe in your prayers after this assault ...

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After hours of abuse, Poulter roasts US Open officials, fans

After hours of abuse, Poulter roasts US Open officials, fans

The wind did exactly what the USGA's own weather report had predicted. Mickelson hasn't had a lot of luck at the U.S. Open, the only major tournament he hasn't won. Open. The USGA's Davis had vowe...

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Brazil held to draw by Switzerland at World Cup

Brazil held to draw by Switzerland at World Cup

Their promising start could not last and soon Switzerland were sitting back as Brazil passed the ball crisply around the pitch, nearly finding a breakthrough when Paulinho dragged a shot across ...

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Japan punish 10-man Colombia in Saransk to make winning start

Japan punish 10-man Colombia in Saransk to make winning start

Shinji Kagawa remains a big name but he hasn't had the brightest time and Japan are lacking in attacking options up front. Oasko's gritty determination to set up one goal and his 73rd-minute ...

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Van Marwijk disappointed with VAR decision after defeat to France

Van Marwijk disappointed with VAR decision after defeat to France

France defender Samuel Umtiti has mocked his own mistake on Instagram following France's win over Australia on Saturday. "We've got the job done, because the first match is always very import...

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Dustin Johnson shares US Open lead with Justin Rose one back

Dustin Johnson shares US Open lead with Justin Rose one back

He had another bogey on No. 7, and the dagger to his chances of making the cut proved to be a double-bogey on the par-four ninth. The marquee group of Jordan Spieth , Phil Mickelson and Rory McI...

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North America to Hold the 2026 FIFA World Cup

North America to Hold the 2026 FIFA World Cup

As part of the bid , which was decided on by more than 200 member nations and announced at the annual FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday, the US will host 60 games while Canada and Mexico will ea...

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Rafael Nadal claims record-extending 11th French Open crown

However, the 32-year-old Nadal said such targets do not concern him, believing his caution is well-placed after an injury-hit career which has seen him sit out nine Grand Slam tournaments. Up a break ...

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Washington Capitals on verge of Stanley Cup after blowing out Golden Knights

Washington Capitals on verge of Stanley Cup after blowing out Golden Knights

Word of the Clark County Commission's plans to throw a parade for the Golden Knights - win or lose - leaked before Monday's Game 4. We can look at each individual series-to-date for a glimpse at that,...

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England vs. Nigeria - Football Match Report

England vs. Nigeria - Football Match Report

The master of the Robot dance walloped a football into a basketball hoop from around 30-yards out and wheeled away as though he'd notched a World Cup final victor. I asked him in front of the grou...

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Warriors expect Andre Iguodala to play in Game 3

Warriors expect Andre Iguodala to play in Game 3

President Donald Trump quickly scheduled the event with military bands after canceling a visit with the Philadelphia Eagles as he stoked fresh controversy over players who protest racial injusti...

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Cristiano Ronaldo content now he's in complete World Cup mode

Per Jose Felix Diaz of Marca , Neymar still believes he can secure a "miracle move" to the Santiago Bernabeu this summer, and Real continue to view signing him as their No. But we also know what ...

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Worldwide friendly match report England v Nigeria 02 June 2018

Worldwide friendly match report England v Nigeria 02 June 2018

However, Rohr noted that he would name a strong side against Gareth Southgate's men. 1 - Nigeria: Uzoho; Idowu, Troost-Ekong, Balogun (Omeruo, m.46), Shehu (Ebuehi, m.46); Mikel, Onazi (Etebo, m...

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Serena slams Sharapova book ahead of French Open clash

Serena slams Sharapova book ahead of French Open clash

Goerges reached the last 16 at Roland Garros in 2015, but Serena should have plenty of added motivation knowing that victory could give her the chance to notch an incredible 19th consecutive win ove...

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Who will replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid manager?

Who will replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid manager?

The sudden availability of Zinedine Zidane - now 7/2 from 33/1 - means the FA Cup winners could now alter their focus, while Laurent Blanc is also now a contender in the Next Chelsea Manager Market...

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Andre Iguodala out for Golden State in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Andre Iguodala out for Golden State in Game 1 of NBA Finals

But James was given a foul following a review with 36.4 seconds left and Durant converted a pair of free throws to tie it at 104. With Round 4 of Cavs-Warriors on the horizon, ESPN sent National Bas...

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Zidane successor at Madrid: Pochettino and Wenger lead the contenders

Zidane successor at Madrid: Pochettino and Wenger lead the contenders

Did the players or president Florentino Perez push him out? "I know it's a unusual moment, but I think it's the best for all". After three years it needs another voice, another method of work, for t...

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Gilbert: Cavs focused on Finals, not LeBron's future

Gilbert: Cavs focused on Finals, not LeBron's future

Klay Thompson scored 35 points, Stephen Curry scored 29 and Kevin Durant added 23 as the Warriors rallied from a 17-point first-quarter deficit to knot the best-of-seven series at 3-3 - and keep ...

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